Topic: Syrian Civil War

Protests in Tehran over the execution of the Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/V. Salemi)

Iran and Saudi Arabia:

The impending storm

Syrian author Rosa Yassin Hassan (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Trauma in contemporary Arab literature

Translating oblivion

Middle Eastern wasteland (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Geopolitics in the Middle East

A new century dawns

Kurds celebrate the re-taking of Kobani (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/str)

Islamic State

A year of territorial losses

Aeham Ahmad, Syrian pianist in Damascus (photo: Johannes-Wasmuth-Gesellschaft e.V./Niraz Saied)

Interview with the pianist Aeham Ahmad

Bittersweet memories of Syria

Demonstration against the Assad regime (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

IS: the winners and the losers

The time is ripe for Bashar and his cronies

Buchcover "Auf der Flucht" von Karim El-Gawhary & Mathilde Schwabeneder; Quelle: Kremayr und Scheriau Verlag

Book review: ″Auf der Flucht″ by Karim El Gawhary and Mathilde Schwabeneder

Born in the wrong place

Heads of state convene in Vienna to agree a roadplan aimed at bringing the Syrian civil war to an end (photo: Reuters)

The Middle East

Preserving the Ottoman mosaic

Islamic State's radio station "Al Bayan" (source: YouTube)

IS and its media

Calling all suicide bombers

Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: "Protect humanity - Stop Indifference"

Barrel bomb attack by Assad′s regime over Douma, Damascus (photo: Reuters/B. Khabieh)

Western involvement in Syria

Fewer bombs, not more!

French Rafale fighter jet takes off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to carry out airstrikes against IS in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. C. Poujoulat)

Airstrikes against IS

Solidarity yet no strategy

Arun Kundnani, author of ″The end of tolerance″ (Pluto Press) and ″The Muslims are coming! Islamophobia, extremism, and the domestic war on terror″ (published by Verso) (photo: Arun Kundnani)

Interview with Arun Kundnani

Violence comes home

Column of IS vehicles (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

IS and the lessons learnt

Negotiating beyond time and space

Refugee child in Rigonce (photo: picture-alliance/AA/S. Mayic)

The emotional wounds of refugee children

Talking about the unspeakable

Jihadist fighers for Islamic State (photo: Colourbox/krbss)

The Paris attacks and Arab responsibility

Are we accomplices?

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